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, george, and mr. murray. >> our next panel, i will first introduced dr. michael hogan. the former commissioner of the new york state office of mental health and the new freedom commission on mental health. his capacity of overseeing the public mental-health system. he previously served as the ohio director of public health and the commissioner of the connecticut department of mental health. for purposes of introduction, i turn to senator alexander. >> i am delighted to welcome robert viro of tennessee. he has done work at the behavioral health care field for a long time, 40 years. he is chief executive of the company, and non-profit organization. they have more than 50 facilities, 160 partnership locations serving 50,000 people of all ages each year. his distinguished background includes work at vanderbilt, he is a clinician and he has been consulted by many for his expertise in his field and i look forward to his insights about the need to tell and how we can do a better job of making sure that they have helped. >> thank you, center alexander. >> it is a great privilege to introd
anymore. on domestic issues, it was simple. i was a great society liberal. then i read charles murray, "losing ground," and for someone who is wanted doctor, i am open to empirical evidence. it was a dallas -- it was a disaster. i began to change on domestic policy and i realize that, however good the intentions of american liberalism and it was destroying a whole sector of society and destroying the lives, the culture, the resolve, the character of the people it wanted to help. so that is how it happened. they moved on domestic affairs and i moved and i am where i am now. of course, that is a long way to say that i was young once. [laughter] >> q u concern note -- you consider yourself a new conservative? is that a term that is used anymore? >> know. it is now an epithet. it was -- there was wanted someone had a meeting. -- a meaning. today it's usually meant as a silent synonym for jewish conservatism. whenever you hear the word, i challenge the person to describe and explain to you what a new icon is and i guarantee you they will have no answer. it used to mean somebody who was on
countries. i think charles murray's book last year lays it out. >> we all talk about this and we are alarmed about it. see, thewe don't social dislocation costs of this. when we started the weekly standard in 1995, a very good piece but it will make you laugh if you go back and look at>> bu. the argument was that we had created a generation of 17-year- old whose fathers had been in prison, they had never seen a strong family. they were on their way to creating a crime wave the likes of which we had never seen. that is one of the great humbling moments of my life as an editor. it was a wonderful piece that was perfectly argued and it made sense at the time that we published it. it was so wildly wrong that 18 years later, we have lived through a decline in crime. not one person was killed last week in new york city. that has not happened. someone mispronounced my name that i was taught him. part of the difficulty is that when we talk about this and we look at this horrible trend upon us, it has been upon us for 40 years and most social indices that we can look at suggest that the country is st
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